Australia thrash Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in first T20

Reigning Twenty20 world champions Australia sealed a dominant 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka within the first T20 worldwide in Colombo on Tuesday after quick bowler Josh Hazlewood took 4 wickets and their openers comfortably chased a modest goal.

Put in to bat, Sri Lanka seemed to be in management once they have been 100-1 within the twelfth over however the hosts have been bundled out for 128 as Hazlewood took three wickets in an over to complete with 4-16, whereas Mitchell Starc bagged 3-26.

Australia captain Aaron Finch (61 not out) and David Warner (70 not out) then struck an unbeaten opening partnership because the guests wrapped up the match with six overs to spare after the sport was twice delayed by rain.

The Australian cricket board introduced earlier than the match that quick bowler Sean Abbott, who was of their T20 squad, would return dwelling after breaking a finger within the nets.

The second T20 shall be held on Wednesday adopted by the third on Saturday. The groups will then play 5 one-day internationals and two checks. 

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